MainLine Steam Tours 2000
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MAINLINE STEAM TOUR PROGRAMME 2000

Welcome to the UK Steam Railtour page. This is an unofficial list of scheduled steam-hauled excursions over Railtrack lines during 2000. The information is updated regularly, and is provided in good faith, but is not guaranteed accurate! No responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. Always check with the rail tour operator for current information, as tours are often cancelled or amended at short notice.

Comments, updates, corrections (or criticism) are very welcome. Please email to: steamtours at uksteam.info (Delete "spam" from address) or by Fax to 08701-640942. A very special thanks to all those who have contributed information - especially details of planned tours, train times, and updates on main line locomotives. Please keep sending it !




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Date Route Bookings
Sat 01-Jan THE MILLENNIUM SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-Edinburgh (BN93)
4472: Edinburgh-Kings Cross
FSRL
Sun 02-Jan THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Week 01
Mon 03-Jan VSOE SPECIAL [POSTPONED to 16 Jan]
Victoria-Portsmouth (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Portsmouth-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 08-Jan THE ZULU [CANCELLED]
Milton Keynes-Bristol (BN91)
7802: Bescot-Shrewsbury-Newport-Bristol
[Cancelled due to gauging problems]
PSTR
Week 02
Sun 16-Jan VSOE SPECIAL [Times]
London Victoria-Southampton Docks (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Southampton-Victoria
[Ran as scheduled]
VSOE
Week 03
Sat 22-Jan THE FLYING DUTCHMAN [Times]
London Victoria-Plymouth (BN91)
7802: Bristol-Plymouth-Bristol
[Ran as scheduled]
PSTR
Week 04
Sat 29-Jan THE PACIFIC CAPITALIST [Times]
Coventry-Victoria (BN91)
35005: Worcester-Bath-Newbury-Reading -Slough-Victoria
[Further revised itinerary due to engineering works
PATH
Week 05
Sat 05-Feb THE PEAK FORRESTER [Times]
Kings Cross-Buxton(BN91)
45110: Derby-Chinley-Buxton-Stockport-Eccles-Crewe
[45110 replaces 48773]
PSTR
Sun 06-Feb VSOE SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Southampton E Docks (VSOE)
4472: Victoria-Southampton-Victoria
[4472 replaces 35028]
VSOE
Week 06
Sat 12-Feb The STRATFORD MAIDEN [CANCELLED]
Blackpool-Stratford-upon-Avon (CP01)
5029: Crewe-Coventry-Leamington and Stratford-Tyseley
[5029 unavailable]
PATH
Sat 12-Feb THE BOURNEMOUTH BELLE [Times]
London Victoria-Poole(BN91)
35005: Victoria-Redhill-Wokingham -Basingstoke-Salisbury and Bournemouth-Winchester-Woking-Victoria
PSTR
Week 07
Fri 18-Feb VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Guildford (VSOE)
4472: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
[4472 replaces 35028]
VSOE
Sat 19-Feb THE CANTERBURY BELLE [Times]
Victoria-Dover (BN91)
35005: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover -Ashford-Victoria
PSTR
Week 08
Sat 26-Feb THE SHAKESPEAREAN [CANCELLED]
Colchester-Stratford-u-Avon (BN91)
35005: Didcot-Stratford-Didcot
[35005 replaces 6024]
STAF
Week 09
Sat 04-Mar THE MANCUNIAN [Times]
Euston-Manchester(BN91)
45407: Guide Bridge-Manchester Victoria -Bolton-Carnforth-Crewe
PSTR
Sat 04-Mar THE SHAP ATTACK [Times]
Crewe-Carlisle (WCRC)
34027: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Shap-Crewe
[Revised itinerary]
TVLG
Sun 05-Mar VSOE SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Southampton E Docks (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Reading-Southampton and return
VSOE
Sun 05-Mar Charter [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Minehead (CP01)
5029: Banbury-Didcot-Newbury-Taunton-Minehead
[5029 unavailable]
PATH
Sun 05-Mar Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Sherborne (BN93)
4472: London-Yeovil Jnc and return
FSRL
Week 10
Fri 10-Mar VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Guildford (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
[35028 unavailable - Will now run diesel hauled]
VSOE
Sat 11-Mar THE BATH & BRISTOL EXPLORER [Times]
Watford-Bristol (BN91)
35005: Birmingham Int-Bristol and return
[35005 replaces 6024, revised itinerary]
STAF
Sat 11-Mar Test Run [CANCELLED]
Alton-Southampton (DAYL)
6024: Alton-Southampton-Acton
DLRT
Sun 12-Mar Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Stratford upon Avon (BN93)
4472: London-Stratford and return
FSRL
Week 11
Wed 15-Mar VSOE SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Bath (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Salisbury-Westbury, Westbury-Newbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 18-Mar THE EXMOOR BELLE [Times]
Victoria-Minehead (BN91)
6024: Victoria-Slough-Swindon -Frome-Bishops Lydeard
6024+7820: Bishops Lydeard-Minehead
Cl 52: Minehead-Bishops Lydeard
[Revised itinerary - Ran as scheduled]
PATH
Sat 18-Mar Virgin VIP Private Charter [Times]
Crewe-Holyhead(Virgin set+cl47)
45407: Holyhead-Crewe
Week 12
Fri 24-Mar THE DALESMAN
Liverpool-Hellifield (RGCY)
45407: Manchester-Hellifield -Carnforth-Preston-Manchester
RGCY
Sat 25-Mar Charter [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Carlisle
34027+75014: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Settle-Crewe
[75014 banking at rear up Shap]
[Cancelled due to operational difficulties]
TVLG
Sat 25-Mar THE MENDIP MERCHANT [Times]
Victoria-Cranmore (BN91)
35028: Victoria-Salisbury-Westbury and Cranmore-Newbury-Victoria
HERT
Sun 26-Mar Charter [CANCELLED]
London-York (BN93)
4472: London-York
FSRL
Sun 26-Mar THE MARCH HARE [Times]
Alton-Windsor (DAYL)
41312: Alton-Ascot-Staines-Windsor&Eton -Staines-Windsor -Staines-Ascot-Aldershot-Alton
DLRT
Week 13
Mon 27-Mar THE NIGHT OWL 2 [Times]
Derby-Sheffield (BN91)
80098: Derby-Beighton Jnc-Sheffield -Dronfield-Derby
PMRT
Fri 31-Mar THE SOUTHERN SCOT [POSTPONED]
Crewe-Motherwell (BN91)
34027: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Motherwell
[Revised date, itinerary and motive power]
[Rescheduled to Sat 7 Oct]
PATH
Sat 01-Apr THE BUXTON PEAKS [Times]
Northampton-Buxton(BN91)
48773: Crewe-Manchester Vic-Buxton -Chesterfield-Derby
PSTR
Sat 01-Apr THE RED DEVIL [Times]
Alton-Bridgnorth (DAYL)
45407: Alton-Reading-Banbury-Kidderminster -Bridgnorth
-Kidderminster-Worcester-Oxford-Alton
[35005 45407 replaces 31625]
DLRT
Sun 02-Apr Charter [CANCELLED]
London-York (BN93)
4472: York-London
FSRL
Week 14
Wed 05-Apr VSOE SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Bath (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Bath-Westbury-Victoria [Ran behind Class 67 diesel Swindon-Bath]
VSOE
Fri 07-Apr VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Guildford (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 08-Apr G.S.DRURY MEMORIAL TRAIN [Times]
York-Preston
60532: York-Newcastle-Carlisle-Shap-Preston
NLPG
Sat 08-Apr Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Exeter (BN93)
4472: London-Exeter and return
FSRL
Sat 08-Apr CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Swindon-Carlisle (BN91)
34027: Carlisle-Ais Gill-Crewe
PATH
Week 15
Sun 16-Apr THE TALL SHIPS [Times]
London Waterloo-Southampton E Docks (BN93)
4472: Waterloo-Basingstoke-Southampton -Havant-Guildford-Waterloo
PSTR
Week 16
Thu 20-Apr Loaded test run [Times]
Shirley-Stratford-upon-Avon(TY01)
7760: Shirley-Stratford-Shirley
VNTL
Thu 20-Apr [ECS Positioning Special] [Times]
80098: Swanwick-Exeter
-
Fri 21-Apr THE DAWLISH DONKEY [Times]
Exeter-Newton Abbot (3 trips)(BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Exeter
PSTR
Fri 21-Apr THE SOUTH HAMS PONY [Times]
Exeter-Buckfastleigh (BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Totnes-Buckfastleigh and return
PSTR
Sat 22-Apr VSOE KENT CIRCULAR SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Canterbury (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Canterbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 22-Apr THE DAWLISH DONKEY [Times]
Exeter-Newton Abbot (3 trips)(BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Exeter
PSTR
Sat 22-Apr Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Plymouth (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Sun 23-Apr THE DAWLISH DONKEY [CANCELLED]
Exeter-Newton Abbot (3 trips)(BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Exeter
[Engineering works]
PSTR
Sun 23-Apr THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4936: Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
[4936 Inaugural run]
VNTL
Week 17
Mon 24-Apr THE DAWLISH DONKEY [Times]
Exeter-Newton Abbot (3 trips)(BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Exeter
PSTR
Mon 24-Apr THE DARTMOOR PONY [Times]
Exeter-Meldon Quarry (BN91)
80098: Exeter-Okehampton-Meldon and return
PSTR
Mon 24-Apr CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Coventry-Carlisle (BN91)
60532: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Ais Gill-Crewe
STAF
Sat 29-Apr THE DAWLISH DONKEY [Times]
Exeter-Newton Abbot (3 trips) (BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Exeter
PSTR
Sat 29-Apr THE OTTER & PONY [Times]
Exeter-Barnstaple (BN91)
80098: Exeter-Barnstaple
PSTR
Sat 29-Apr THE MERSEY-DEES [POSTPONED]
Liverpool-Chester shuttles(BN91)
45110: Liverpool-Chester and return
[Rescheduled to 24-Sep]
PATH
Sat 29-Apr THE RATTY EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Sellafield (WCRC)
34027: Crewe-Sellafield-Crewe
TVLG
Sun 30-Apr THE DAWLISH DONKEY [Times]
Exeter-Newton Abbot (3 trips) (BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Exeter
PSTR
Sun 30-Apr THE MOUNTAIN PONY [Times]
Exeter-Plymouth (BN91)
80098: Exeter-Plymouth-Exeter
PSTR
Sun 30-Apr THE CUMBRIAN FELLSMAN [POSTPONED]
Liverpool-Carlisle(BN91)
45110: Liverpool-Settle-Carlisle-Shap-Liverpool
[Rescheduled to 23-Sep]
PATH
Week 18
Mon 01-May THE DAWLISH DONKEY [Times]
Exeter-Newton Abbot (3 trips)(BN91)
80098: Exeter-Newton Abbot-Exeter
PSTR
Mon 01-May NORTH WALES VENTURER [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-Holyhead (BN91)
60532: Crewe-Holyhead-Crewe
STAF
Mon 01-May CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Northampton-Carlisle (BN91)
60532: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle-Ais Gill-Crewe
STAF
Sat 06-May VSOE KENT CIRCULAR SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Canterbury (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Canterbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 06-May Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Hereford (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Sat 06-May THE NORTH YORKSHIREMAN [Times]
Wigan-Scarborough (WCRC)
48151: Carnforth-Scarborough and return
RTNW
Week 19
Sat 13-May THE PHOENIX II [POSTPONED to 10 Jun]
Alton-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Reading-Westbury-Salisbury-Basingstoke -Reading
[Loaded test run]
DLRT
Sat 13-May THE NEWTON ABBOT 2000 [Times]
Victoria-Newton Abbot(BN91)
4472: Victoria-Reading-Westbury-Newton Abbot
[Ran as scheduled
PSTR
Sat 13-May THE NEWTON ANTELOPE [Times]
Exeter-Paignton-Heathfield shuttles (BN91)
9600(/7760): Exeter-Newton Abbot-Paignton-Heathfield and return
[9600 replaces 5553]
PSTR
Sun 14-May THE NEWTON ANTELOPE [Times]
Exeter-Paignton-Heathfield shuttles (BN91)
9600(/7760): Exeter-Newton Abbot-Paignton-Heathfield and return
[9600 replaces 5553]
PSTR
Sun 14-May THE NEWTON ABBOT 2000 [CANCELLED]
Victoria-Newton Abbot(BN91)
4472: Exeter-Honiton-Westbury-Newbury-Victoria
[Cancelled - Insufficient bookings]
PSTR
Week 20
Wed 17-May THE MARAUDING MONARCH [Times]
Reading-Exeter
6024: Exeter-Taunton-Newbury-Didcot
[Revised itinerary due to route clearance restrictions - Ran as scheduled]
PATH
Sat 20-May THE BATH AND BRISTOL EXPLORER [Times]
Cleethorpes-Bristol
6024: Reading-Bath-Bristol-Didcot
[Revised steam itinerary due to pathing problems - Ran as scheduled]
STAF
Sat 20-May Steam on the Met [Times]
Amersham-Watford (LUL 4TC)
9466/31625/41312/61572/62005: Amersham-Watford-Amersham
[41312 replaces 31625]
LULD
Sat 20-May Crewe shuttles (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Crewe shuttles (2 trips) (CP01)
75014: Crewe-Sandbach-Madeley Jnc-Crewe
PATH
Sat 20-May Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Chester (CP01)
75014: Crewe-Beeston-Chester-Middlewich-Crewe
PATH
Sun 21-May Crewe shuttles (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Crewe shuttles (2 trips) (CP01)
75014: Crewe-Sandbach-Madeley Jnc-Crewe
PATH
Sun 21-May Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Chester (CP01)
75014: Crewe-Middlewich-Chester-Beeston-Crewe
PATH
Sun 21-May Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Kings Lynn (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Sun 21-May Steam on the Met [Times]
Amersham-Watford (LUL 4TC)
9466/31625/41312/61572/62005: Amersham-Watford-Amersham
[41232 replaces 31625]
LULD
Sun 21-May CANNOCK CHASE SHUTTLES [Times]
Tyseley-Walsall-Rugeley(TY01)
7760: Tyseley-Walsall-Rugeley and return
VNTL
Week 21
Sat 27-May VSOE KENT CIRCULAR SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Canterbury (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Canterbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 27-May SLS SPECIAL [POSTPONED]
Birmingham SH-Didcot
4965: Birmingham-Worcester-Swindon-Didcot -Banbury-Solihull-Birmingham
[Postponed to 17-Jun]

VNTL
Sat 27-May THE SCARBOROUGH FLYER [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Scarborough (WCRC)
34027: Crewe-Scarborough-Crewe
TVLG
Sat 27-May Steam on the Met [Times]
Amersham-Watford (LUL 4TC)
9466/31625/41312/61572/62005: Amersham-Watford-Amersham
[41312 replaces 31625]
LULD
Sat 27-May THE LAIRD OF STRANRAER (Day 1) [Times]
Euston-Glasgow (BN91)
45110+45407: Crewe-Shap-Glasgow
[45110 failed at Carnforth]

PSTR
Sun 28-May THE LAIRD OF STRANRAER (Day 2) [Times]
Glasgow-Stranraer (BN91)
45110+45407(as 45157): Glasgow-Stranraer-Glasgow
[Ran behind 45407+cl 37 diesel]

PSTR
Sun 28-May Steam on the Met [Times]
Amersham-Watford (LUL 4TC)
9466/31625/41312/61572/62005: Amersham-Watford-Amersham
[41312 replaces 31625]
LULD
Sun 28-May THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Week 22
Mon 29-May THE LAIRD OF STRANRAER (Day 3) [Times]
Glasgow-Euston (BN91)
45110+45407: Glasgow-Shap-Crewe
[45110 failed at Lockerbie, 45407 continued alone]
PSTR
Mon 29-May Steam on the Met [Times]
Amersham-Watford (LUL 4TC)
9466/31625/41312/61572/62005: Amersham-Watford-Amersham
[41312 replaces 31625]
LULD
Mon 29-May THE SEVERN-DEE BORDERER [Times]
Cardiff-Crewe-Gloucester-Crewe
60532: Chester-Hereford-Newport-Bristol Parkway
PATH
Wed 31-May THE CUMBRIAN COAST [Times]
Morecombe-Sellafield (WCRC)
48151: Morecombe-Sellafield
WCRC
Wed 31-May THE WESSEX BELLE (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Sun 04-Jun THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 04-Jun Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Worcester (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Week 23
Wed 07-Jun THE WESSEX BELLE (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Thu 08-Jun Loaded test run [Times]
Birmingham SH-Worcester (TY01)
4936: Birmingham-Worcester-Birmingham
VNTL
Sat 10-Jun THE DEVON QUARRYMAN [POSTPONED to 30-Sep]
Alton-Meldon Quarry (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Havant-Salisbury-Yeovil Jnc-Exeter-Meldon
and Exeter-Taunton-Newbury-Reading-Alton
DLRT
Sat 10-Jun THE PHOENIX II [Times]
Alton-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Reading-Salisbury-Westbury-Alton
[34016 Loaded test run]
DLRT
Sat 10-Jun THE YNYS MON [POSTPONED] 0.25
Birmingham-Holyhead (BN91)
5029: Crewe-Holyhead-Crewe
[Inaugural run]
PATH
Sat 10-Jun THE SPIRIT OF SALTBURN [Times]
Saltburn-Hellifield
60800: Saltburn-Middlesbrough-Settle-Carlisle-Darlington
SLUG
Sun 11-Jun THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 11-Jun Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Stratford-upon-Avon (BN93)
4472: London-Stratford and return
FSRL
Sun 11-Jun THE YORK EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-York
4472: Kings Cross-York
[Insufficient bookings]

PSTR
Week 24
Wed 14-Jun THE WESSEX BELLE (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Sat 17-Jun THE BATH & BRISTOL EXPLORER [POSTPONED]
Crewe-Bristol
6024: Banbury-Bristol-Didcot
STAF
Sat 17-Jun SLS SPECIAL [Times]
Birmingham SH-Didcot
4936: Birmingham-Worcester-Swindon-Didcot -Banbury-Solihull-Birmingham
[Postponed from 27-May, 4936 inaugural run]

VNTL
Sun 18-Jun THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 18-Jun FATHER'S DAY EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-York (BN91)
4472: York-Kings Cross
[Insufficient bookings]
PSTR
Sun 18-Jun THE YNYS MON EXPRESS (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
?-Holyhead(BN91)
45407: TBA-Holyhead
PSTR
Sun 18-Jun Charter [CANCELLED]
Alton-Horsham (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Victoria-Horsham and Horsham-Eastleigh-Woking-Alton
DLRT
Sun 18-Jun Dorking shuttles [CANCELLED]
Horsham-Dorking shuttles (DAYL)
34016: Horsham-Dorking and return
DLRT
Week 25
19-23 Jun THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 21-Jun THE WESSEX BELLE (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Sat 24-Jun Charter (Tentative) [CANCELLED]
Victoria-Canterbury
71000: Victoria-Canterbury-Victoria
SEHT
Sat 24-Jun THE WELSH DRAGON [Times]
Manchester-Newport(BN91)
45110 48773 45407(as 45157): Shrewsbury-Llandrindod-Port Talbot-Newport
PSTR
Sun 25-Jun THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 25-Jun THE SHAKESPEARE SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Stratford-upon-Avon (BN93)
4472: Paddington-Stratford and return
FSRL
Week 26
26-30 Jun THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 28-Jun THE WESSEX BELLE (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Wed 28-Jun THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY


Date Route Bookings
Sat 01-Jul Charter [Times]
Birmingham SH-Poole (TY01)
35005: Birmingham-Oxford-Southampton and Poole-Oxford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sat 01-Jul THE GLAMORGAN PIONEER [Times]
Wolverhampton-Swansea
60532: Swindon-Gloucester-Swansea -Severn Tnl-Bristol
PATH
Sun 02-Jul THE EASTERN MAYFLOWER [Times]
Wolverhampton-Plymouth
60532: Bristol-Plymouth-Westbury
PATH
Sun 02-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 02-Jul Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Sherborne (BN93)
4472: London-Yeovil Jnc and return
FSRL
Week 27
03-06 Jul THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Tue 04-Jul CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-Carlisle(BN91)
45407: Hellifield-Carlisle
PSTR
Wed 05-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Thu 06-Jul THE BURTON BREWERY EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Tyseley-Burton (TY01)
4965: Tyseley WR-Burton and return
VNTL
Sat 08-Jul Hogwarts Express Promotion Train [Times]
Kings Cross-Kidderminster
34027: Kings Cross-Didcot-Kidderminster-Crewe
 
Sun 09-Jul Hogwarts Express Promotion Train
Crewe-York
34027: Crewe-Manchester-Bradford-York
 
Sun 09-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 09-Jul Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Norwich (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Week 28
10-14 Jul THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Mon 10-Jul Hogwarts Express Promotion Train
York-Edinburgh
34027: York-Newcastle-Edinburgh
 
Tue 11-Jul Hogwarts Express Promotion Train [Times]
Edinburgh-Preston
34027: Edinburgh-Dunfermline-Perth -Stirling-Carlisle-Preston
 
Wed 12-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016(/35005): Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Wed 12-Jul THE CUMBRIAN COAST [Times]
Morecombe-Sellafield (WCRC)
48151: Morecombe-Sellafield
WCRC
Sat 15-Jul Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Exeter (BN93)
4472: London-Exeter and return
FSRL
Sat 15-Jul THE DORSET FLYER II [Times]
Alton-Weymouth (DAYL)
34016 (/35005): Alton-Havant-Weymouth and Yeovil Jnc-Basingstoke-Reading-Alton
DLRT
Sat 15-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE FLYER [Times]
Yeovil-Stratford
60532: Yeovil-Stratford-Oxford
PATH
Sun 16-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Week 29
17-21 Jul THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 19-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
[Cancelled due to security alert]
CGTY
Wed 19-Jul CUMBRIAN COASTER [CANCELLED]
Finsbury Park-Maryport(BN91)
45407: Workington-Preston
PSTR
Sat 22-Jul THE FISHWICK FLYER [Times]
Blackpool-Carlisle(WCRC)
45407 (/34027): Blackpool-Hellifield-Carlisle -Shap-Carnforth
FSWK
Sun 23-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Week 30
24-28 Jul THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 26-Jul THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Sat 29-Jul Charter [CANCELLED]
Birmingham SH-Mewport
4936: Birmingham-Hereford-Newport
VNTL
Sat 29-Jul THE BLACKPOOL BELLE [CANCELLED]
Birmingham NS-Blackpool (TY01)
35005: Birmingham-Nuneaton-Blackpool and return
VNTL
Sat 29-Jul THE CASTLE CONQUEROR [CANCELLED]
Swansea-London Victoria(CP01)
5029: Birmingham Int-Oxford-Acton
PATH
Sat 29-Jul THE PEMBROKE COAST EXPRESS [POSTPONED to 23/9]
Northampton-Tenby(BN91)
45110 45407 (as 45157): Swansea-Tenby-Newport
PSTR
Sun 30-Jul THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 30-Jul THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 31
31 Jul THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
01-04 Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 02-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Sun 06-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 06-Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 32
07-11 Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 09-Aug THE WEST CUMBRIAN [Times]
Morecombe-Sellafield (WCRC)
48151: Morecombe-Sellafield
WCRC
Wed 09-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Sat 12-Aug THE DEVONIAN HORNPIPE [CANCELLED]
Victoria-Exeter (TY01)
60532: Victoria-Newbury-Exeter-Honiton-Woking-Victoria
PSTR
Sun 13-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 13-Aug THE SHERBORNE SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Yeovil Jnc (BN93)
4472: Paddington-Salisbury-Yeovil Jnc and return
FSRL
Sun 13-Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Sun 13-Aug THE EAST COASTERMAN [Details]
York-Kings Cross (BN91)
60532: Kings Cross-York
[Deltic from York to Kings X tbc]
PATH
Week 33
14-18 Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 16-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Wed 16-Aug THE YNYS MON EXPRESS [Times]
Finsbury Park-Holyhead(BN91)
45407 (as 45157): Crewe-Holyhead-Crewe
PSTR
Sat 19-Aug THE DALESMAN [Times]
Finsbury Park-Swinden(BN91)
45407 (as 45157): Crewe-Hellifield-Rylstone and return
PSTR
Sat 19-Aug Charter [CANCELLED]
London-York (BN93)
4472: London-York
FSRL
Sun 20-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 20-Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Week 34
21-25 Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 23-Aug Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Bristol-York
6024: Dorridge-York
 
Wed 23-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Thu 24-Aug TWO PANNIERS TO WOLVERHAMPTON [Times]
Tyseley (Warwick Rd)-Wolverhampton (Evening train)
7760+9600: Tyseley-Wolverhampton-Tyseley
VNTL
Fri 25-Aug Charter [Times]
St Pancras-Newcastle(WCRC)
35005: Banbury-Derby
60800: Derby-York
[Class 31 on diesel leg]
IGEB
VNTL
Sat 26-Aug Charter
York-Scarborough(WCRC)
60800: York-Scarborough-York
IGEB
VNTL
Sat 26-Aug Charter [CANCELLED]
Worcester-Barking(BN91)
45407+80098: Worcester-Birmingham SH -Banbury-Didcot-Barking
PSTR
Sat 26-Aug ORIENT EXPRESS [Times]
Victoria-Stratford upon Avon (VSOE)
4472: Victoria-Stratford
VSOE
Sun 27-Aug THE COCKNEY COASTER [Times]
London Fenchurch St-Shoeburyness(BN91)
45110 45407/80098: Fenchurch St-Shoeburyness and return
PSTR
Sun 27-Aug THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 27-Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Sun 27-Aug NORTHERN BELLE ORIENT EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham Int-Carlisle (VSON)
5029: Crewe-Preston-Crewe
EXTL
Sun 27-Aug MAIDSTONE SHUTTLES [Times]
Maidstone W - Tonbridge (several trips)
34016: Maidstone West-Tonbridge
MTCM
Week 35
Mon 28-Aug MAIDSTONE SHUTTLES [Times]
Maidstone W - Tonbridge (several trips)
34016: Maidstone West-Tonbridge
MTCM
Mon 28-Aug Charter [Times]
Newcastle-Birmingham(WCRC)
5972: Carlisle-Shap-Preston
[Class 31 on diesel leg]
IGEB
VNTL
Mon 28-Aug NORTHERN BELLE ORIENT EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Glasgow-York (VSON)
4472: Glasgow-York
EXTL
Mon 28-Aug THE COCKNEY COASTER [Times]
London Fenchurch St-Shoeburyness(BN91)
45110 45407/80098: Fenchurch St-Shoeburyness and return
PSTR
Mon 28-Aug Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Birmingham NS-Darlington(TY01)
35005: Birmingham NS-Darlington
VNTL
28-31 Aug THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 30-Aug THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Details]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Fri 01 Sep THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Sat 02-Sep THE SUBURBIAN [Times]
Bowes Park-Stratford (evening)(BN91)
80098: Bowes Park-Letchworth-Bowes Park -Finsbury Park-Stratford
PSTR
Sun 03-Sep THE SHAKESPEARE EXPRESS [Times]
Birmingham SH-Stratford-upon-Avon (TY01)
4965 (as 4983): Birmingham-Stratford-Birmingham
VNTL
Sun 03-Sep THE EBORACUM SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
London-York (BN93)
4472: York-Kings Cross
FSRL
Sun 03-Sep THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Sun 03-Sep THE SCANDINAVIAN [Times]
Fenchurch St-Harwich-Clacton(BN91)
45110 45407: Fenchurch St-Harwich and return
80098: Harwich-Clacton-Harwich
PSTR
Week 36
04-08 Sep THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 06-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Sat 09-Sep Charter [CANCELLED]
Stratford-Nuneaton(BN91)
45407+80098: Stratford-Cricklewood-Corby-Nuneaton
PSTR
Sat 09-Sep Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Kings Lynn (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Sat 09-Sep Charter [Times]
Birmingham NS-Kingswear(TY01)
35005: Birmingham NS-Kidderminster-Kingswear and return
VNTL
Sat 09-Sep VSOE KENT CIRCULAR SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Canterbury (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Canterbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 09-Sep THE QUANTOCK FLYER II [Times]
Alton-Minehead (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Reading-Westbury-Bishops Lydeard and Westbury-Reading-Alton
4144+4160: Bishops Lydeard-Minehead
3205+34027: Minehead-Bishops Lydeard
DLRT
Sun 10-Sep THE SANDRINGHAM SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-Kings Lynn (BN93)
4472: Kings X-Kings Lynn and return
FSRL
Week 37
11-15 Sep THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 13-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Wed 13-Sep VSOE SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Bath (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Swindon, Westbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 16-Sep Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Hereford (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Sat 16-Sep THE ROYAL SOVEREIGN [Times]
Colchester-York
6024: York-Rotherham-Chesterfield -Nottingham-Peterborough
[Revised itineray]
STAF
Sat 16-Sep THE BERKS & HANTS SPECIAL [Times] [POSTPONED 28/10]
Birmingham-Newbury (TY01)
4936+4965: Birmingham SH-Cheltenham-Bristol
-Westbury-Newbury-Didcot-Banbury-Birmingham SH
[Postponed due to unacceptable timings]
VNTL
Sat 16-Sep Charter (Day 1) (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Alton-Bodmin (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Reading-Newbury-Plymouth-Bodmin
DLRT
Sun 17-Sep Charter Special [Details] [Times]
Northampton-Kettering
80098: Northampton-Nuneaton-Leicester-Corby-Kettering
and Kettering-Market H-Nuneaton
TRSP
Sun 17-Sep Harborough Rail 150 shuttles [Details] [Times]
Kettering-Leicester (2 trips)
80098: Kettering-M Harborough-Leicester -Corby-Kettering
TRSP
Sun 17-Sep Charter (Day 2) (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Bodmin-Alton (DAYL)
34016: Bodmin-Plymouth-Newbury-Reading-Alton
DLRT
Sun 17-Sep THE SHAKESPEARE SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Stratford upon Avon (BN93)
4472: Paddington-Stratford and return
FSRL
Week 38
18-22 Sep THE JACOBITE [Details]
Fort William-Mallaig (WCRC)
75014/61264: Fort-William-Mallaig-Fort William
WCRC
Wed 20-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Sat 23-Sep Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Plymouth (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Sat 23-Sep THE CUMBRIAN FELLSMAN [POSTPONED to 21/10]
Liverpool-Carlisle(BN91)
45110 45407: Liverpool-Settle -Carlisle-Shap-Liverpool
[Rescheduled from 30-Apr]
PATH
Sat 23-Sep THE PEMBROKE COAST EXPRESS [Times] [POSTPONED to 2001]
Northampton-Tenby(BN91)
45110 45407 (as 45157): Swansea-Tenby-Carmarthen-Newport
[Postponed due to fuel crisis]
PSTR
Sat 23-Sep Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Fort William-Oban (WCRC)
75014+61264: Fort William-Oban
HRHG
Sun 24-Sep Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Oban-Taynuilt(WCRC)
75014+61264: Oban-Taynuilt and return
HRHG
Sun 24-Sep Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Oban-Stirling (WCRC)
75014+61264: Oban-Glasgow-Stirling
HRHG
Sun 24-Sep THE MERSEY-DEES [POSTPONED to 22/10]
Liverpool-Chester shuttles(BN91)
45110 45407: Liverpool-Chester and return
PATH
Sun 24-Sep Charter [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Gloucester (WCR2)
4472: Paddington-Gloucester and return
FSRL
Week 39
Tue 26-Sep Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Stirling-Perth shuttles(WCRC)
75014/61264: Stirling-Perth and return
HRHG
Wed 27-Sep THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Thu 28-Sep Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Stirling-Inverness(WCRC)
75014+61264: Stirling-Perth-Aviemore-Inverness
WCRC
Sat 30-Sep THE DEVON QUARRYMAN [Times]
Alton-Meldon Quarry (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Woking-Salisbury-Yeovil Jnc -Exeter-Meldon
and Exeter-Taunton-Newbury-Reading-Alton
[Revised itinerary]
DLRT
Sat 30-Sep Charter [CANCELLED]
Alton-Peterborough (NVR) (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Woking-Olympia-Hitchin-NVR and return
DLRT
Sat 30-Sep Charter (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Preston-Minehead
34027: Minehead-Preston
 
Sat 30-Sep THE CHESTER EXPLORER [Times]
Watford Jnc-Chester
35005: Birmingham Int-Crewe-Chester -Shrewsbury-Birmingham Int
STAF
Sat 30-Sep Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Inverness-Aberdeen(WCRC)
61264: Inverness-Aberdeen and return
WCRC
Sun 01-Oct Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Inverness-Kyle of Lochalsh(WCRC)
75014: Inverness-Kyle and return
WCRC
Sun 01-Oct THE MERCHANT OF LINCOLN [Times]
Kings Cross-Lincoln (BN96)
35028: Kings Cross-Lincoln
HERT
Sun 01-Oct Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Stratford upon Avon (BN93)
4472: London-Stratford and return
FSRL
Sun 01-Oct TWO PANNIERS AROUND BRUM [Times]
Tyseley (Warwick Rd)-Stratford
7760+9600: Tyseley-Nuneaton-Coventry -Leamington-Stratford
- Snow Hill-Stourbridge-Snow Hill-Tyseley
VNTL
Week 40
Mon 02-Oct Scottish Highlands Rail Festival Charter [Times]
Inverness-Stirling(WCRC)
75014+61264: Inverness-Aviemore-Perth-Stirling
WCRC
Wed 04-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Sat 07-Oct VSOE KENT CIRCULAR SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Canterbury (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Canterbury-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 07-Oct THE SOUTHERN SCOT [Times]
Birmingham-Glasgow (RIV)
34027: Preston-Shap-Carlisle-Glasgow
PATH
Sat 07-Oct THE THAMES-SEVERN EXPRESS [Times]
Paddington-Gloucester(BN91)
6024: Paddington-Kemble-Gloucester and return
[Revised itinerary]
PSTR
Sat 07-Oct THE WEST COUNTRY SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Victoria-Plymouth (WCRP)
4472: Victoria-Reading-Plymouth and return
[Gauging problems]
FSRL
Sat 07-Oct Charter [CANCELLED]
Alton-Bridgnorth (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Kidderminster-Bridgnorth and return
DLRT
Sun 08-Oct Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Worcester (BN93)
4472: TBA
FSRL
Week 41
Wed 11-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
CGTY
Fri 13-Oct VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Guildford (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 14-Oct THE CUMBRIAN TAW-TOURER [Times]
Gloucester-Workington (RIV)
34027: Workington-Carnforth-Crewe
PATH
Sat 14-Oct THE SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
York-Edinburgh
60532: Newcastle-Edinburgh-Newcastle
STAF
Sun 15-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS (Provisional) [CANCELLED]
Birmingham-Malvern (TY01)
4965: Birmingham-Worcester-Malvern and return
VNTL
Week 42
Tue 17-Oct ROYAL SCOTSMAN CHARTER [Times]
London-Inverness (Day 1/4)
4472: St Pancras-Notttingham-Sheffield-York
 
Wed 18-Oct ROYAL SCOTSMAN CHARTER [Times]
London-Inverness (Day 2/4)
4472: York-Edinburgh
 
Wed 18-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times] [CANCELLED]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Thu 19-Oct ROYAL SCOTSMAN CHARTER [Times]
London-Inverness (Day 3/4)
4472: Edinburgh-Perth-Aviemore-Inverness
 
Fri 20-Oct ROYAL SCOTSMAN CHARTER [Times]
London-Inverness (Day 4/4)
4472: Inverness-Edinburgh
 
Fri 20-Oct ROYAL SCOTSMAN CHARTER [CANCELLED]
Inverness-London (Day 1/3)
4472: Inverness-Aviemore-Perth
 
Sat 21-Oct Charter [Times]
Linlithgow-York
4472: Edinburgh-York
SRPS
Sat 21-Oct THE MAYFLOWER [Times]
Finsbury Park-Plymouth
60009 35028: Bristol-Plymouth-Bristol
PSTR
Sat 21-Oct THE CUMBRIAN FELLSMAN [Times]
Liverpool-Carlisle(BN91)
45407: Liverpool-Settle-Carlisle-Shap-Liverpool
PATH
Sat 21-Oct ROYAL SCOTSMAN CHARTER [CANCELLED]
Inverness-London (Day 2/3)
4472: Perth-Edinburgh-York
 
Sat 21-Oct Thomas at London Bridge [CANCELLED]
London Bridge-Hither Green shuttles (DAYL)
TBA: London Bridge-Hither Green-Triangle Jnc and return (top and tailed)
DLRT
Sun 22-Oct THE MERSEY-DEE LIGHTS [Times]
Liverpool-Chester and Liverpool-Blackpool (BN91)
45407: Liverpool-Chester and return, Liverpool-Blackpool and return
PATH
Sun 22-Oct Thomas at London Bridge [CANCELLED]
London Bridge-Hither Green shuttles (DAYL)
tba: London Bridge-Hither Green-Triangle Jnc and return (top and tailed)
DLRT
Sun 22-Oct ROYAL SCOTSMAN CHARTER [CANCELLED]
Inverness-London (Day 3/3)
4472: York-Sheffield-St Pancras
 
Week 43
Wed 25-Oct THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Sat 28-Oct THE YNYS MON [Times]
Birmingham Int-Holyhead (CP01)
5029: Crewe-Holyhead-Crewe
PATH
Sat 28-Oct THE RESIDENTIAL [Times]
Lancaster-Hellifield etc (WCRC)
48151 (as 48148): Lancaster-Hellifield-Carnforth, Carnforth-Hellifield-Carnforth, Carnforth-Preston-Carnforth
 
Sat 28-Oct THE BERKS & HANTS SPECIAL [CANCELLED]
Birmingham-Newbury (TY01)
4936+4965: Birmingham SH-Didcot-Newbury -Bristol-Worcester-Birmingham SH
[Postponed from 16/09, reversed itinerary]
VNTL
Sat 28-Oct THE ELGAR SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Hereford (BN93)
4472: Paddington-Hereford and return
FSRL
Sat 28-Oct THE SHAKESPEARE SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Stratford upon Avon (WCR2)
4472: Paddington-Stratford and return
FSRL
Sun 29-Oct Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Sherborne (BN93)
4472: London-Yeovil Jnc and return
FSRL
Sun 29-Oct THE ZULU [CANCELLED]
Tyseley (Warwick Rd)-Chester
4965: Tyseley-Stafford-Crewe-Chester -Shrewsbury-Birmingham-Tyseley
VNTL
Week 44
Wed 01-Nov VSOE SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Bath (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Bath, Westbury-Victoria [Diverted via Reading to Basingstoke]
VSOE
Wed 01-Nov THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
[Diverted via Reading to Basingstoke]
CGTY
Sat 04-Nov THE DEVONIAN [Times] [POSTPONED to 25/11]
Paddington-Plymouth(BN91)
6024: Westbury-Exeter and Exeter-Bristol-Didcot
6024+4936: Exeter-Plymouth Friary and Plymouth NR-Exeter
PSTR
Sat 04-Nov THE DEVON SCOTSMAN [Times]
Paddington-ExeterVictoria-Yeovil (BN93)
4472: Victoria-Reading-Salisbury Yeovil and return
[Revised itinerary owing to weather]
FSRL
Sun 05-Nov Charter [CANCELLED]
London-Stratford upon Avon (BN93)
4472: London-Stratford and return
FSRL
Week 45
Sat 11-Nov Charter [CANCELLED]
Birmingham-Carlisle (TY01)
35005: Crewe-Shap-Carlisle and return
VNTL
Sun 11-Nov THE SEVERN SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Marylebone-Gloucester (BN93)
4472: Marylebone-Banbury-Birmingham-Worcester -Gloucester
FSRL
Sat 11-Nov VSOE GLEN MILLER SPECIAL
Victoria-Shoreham (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Shoreham-Victoria
VSOE
Sat 11-Nov THE BRIGHTON BELLE [CANCELLED]
Alton-Brighton (DAYL)
73096(/34016): Alton-Clapham Jnc-Brighton and return
[Mainline return of the Standard 5MT]
DLRT
Sun 12-Nov Charter [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-York (BN93)
4472: Kings Cross-York
FSRL
Week 46
Sat 18-Nov THE BRIGHTON BREEZY [Times] [POSTPONED to 10/02]
Victoria-Brighton(BN91)
34016: Victoria-Brighton-Victoria (Twice)
[Postponed due to floods]
PSTR
Sun 19-Nov Charter [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-York (BN93)
4472: York-Kings Cross
FSRL
Week 47
Sat 25-Nov THE CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS DELIGHT [Times]
Alton-Bristol (DAYL)
34016: Alton-Reading-Newbury-Bath-Bristol and return
[Revised date]
DLRT
Sat 25-Nov THE DEVONIAN [Times]
Paddington-Plymouth(BN91)
6024: Taunton-Exeter and Exeter-Taunton-Westbury
6024+4936: Exeter-Plymouth Friary and Plymouth NR-Exeter
[Postponed from 04/11, Revised itinerary]
PSTR
Sat 25-Nov THE PENNINE WAY [POSTPONED to 13/01]
Northampton-Preston(BN91)
45407: Preston-Man Vic-Copy Pit-Blackburn
PSTR
Sun 25-Nov THE SALOPIAN SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Marylebone-Shrewsbury (WCR2)
4472: Marylebone-Bescot-Shrewsbury and return
FSRL
Sun 26-Nov Charter [CANCELLED]
Kings Cross-Norwich (BN93)
4472: Kings Cross-Norwich and return
FSRL
Week 48
Sat 02-Dec THE WHITE ROSE [Times]
Watford-York
60009 35005: Birmingham Int-York-Derby
STAF
Sat 02-Dec THE WORCESTER PORCELAIN [CANCELLED]
Blackpool-Worcester
5029: Crewe-Bescot-Worcester, Worcester-Gloucester and return
{Cancelled - unacceptable timimgs]
FSWK
Sat 02-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Stratford-Worcester
4965: Stratford-Birmingham-Worcester and return
VNTL
Sun 03-Dec Charter [CANCELLED]
London-York (BN93)
4472: York-London
FSRL
Sun 03-Dec THE SHERBORNE SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Yeovil Jnc (BN93)
4472: Paddington-Salisbury-Yeovil Jnc and return
FSRL
Week 49
Tue 05-Dec VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Guildford (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Wed 06-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Waterloo-Salisbury (DAYL)
34016: Waterloo-Salisbury-Waterloo
[Diverted via Reading]
CGTY
Sat 09-Dec THE CHESTER CHARGER [Times]
Bristol-Chester(BN91)
6024: Banbury-Coventry-Bescot-Chester -Crewe
[Revised itinerary]
PATH
Sat 09-Dec THE CAPITALS UNITED EXPRESS [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Cardiff(BN91)
6024 4936: Didcot-Cardiff-Didcot
[Cancelled due to scheduling problems]
PSTR
Sun 10-Dec THE LINCOLN SCOTSMAN [Times]
Kings Cross-Lincoln (WCR2)
4472: Kings Cross-Lincoln and return
[Ran as scheduled]
FSRL
Week 50
Tue 12-Dec THE CATHEDRALS EXPRESS [Times]
London Victoria-Canterbury (DAYL)
34016: Victoria-Canterbury-Dover-Victoria
CGTY
Sat 16-Dec THE CHESTER CHUFFER [Times]
Euston-Chester(BN91)
60009 35005: Birmingham Int-Chester-Wrexham-Birmingham
PSTR
Week 51
Tue 19-Dec Ballast freight train [Times]
Hellifield-Ribblehead Quarry
48151 (as 48141): Hellifield-Ribblehead Quarry-Carlisle
 
Sat 23-Dec VSOE SURREY HILLS LUNCHEON SPECIAL [Times]
Victoria-Guildford (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Guildford-Victoria
VSOE
Week 52
Thu 28-Dec THE DEVON SCOTSMAN [CANCELLED]
Paddington-Exeter (BN93)
4472: Paddington-Exeter and return
FSRL
Thu 28-Dec THE XMAS CUMBRIAN MOUNTAIN EXPRESS [Times]
Watford-Carlisle
60009 60800: Birmingham Int-Ais Gill-Carlisle
STAF
Fri 29-Dec THE YORKIAN ROYALIST [CANCELLED]
Gloucester-York(BN91)
6024: Crewe-Copy Pit-York
PATH
Sat 30-Dec THE SWINDONIAN [CANCELLED]
Crewe-Swindon(BN91)
6024: Birmingham-Worcester-Kemble-Swindon-Oxford
PATH
Sat 30-Dec THE TAFFY APPLE [Times]
Wolverhampton-Swindon(BN91)
4936: Stratford-Birmingham-Worcester -Hereford-Newport-Gloucester-Worcester
4936+4965: Worcester-Birmingham-Stratford
[Diverted via Shirley instead of Dorridge on outward leg]
PSTR
Sun 31-Dec VSOE NEW YEARS EVE KENT CIRCULAR [Times]
Victoria-Canterbury (VSOE)
35028: Victoria-Canterbury-Victoria
VSOE

(Note for sectors of journey where steam is not specified,
haulage will be by diesel or electric locomotive)


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Tour operators


Agent Address
BKRC Buckingham Railway Centre
Quainton Road Station, Quainton, Aylesbury, Bucks HP22 4BY Tel: 01296-655450
CHTN Chiltern Railways
Marylebone Station, Tel: 020 7333 3039 Fax: 020 7333 3131
CGTY Craigie Taylor - Steam Dreams
PO Box 169, Albury, Guildford Surrey GU5 9YS Tel: 01483-209888 (209801) Fax: 01483-209889
Email: info@steamdreams.co.uk
CXSC Connex South Central
Dorking Station, Surrey
CXSE Connex South Eastern
Maidstone West Station, Tonbridge Road, Maidstone ME16 8RJ
DLRT Daylight Limited Rail Tours
The Watercress Line, The Railway Station, Alresford, Hants SO24 9JG. Tel: 01962-733810 Fax: 01962-735448
EXTL Excellence Travel - VSOE NORTHERN BELLE
Tel: 01353-666966
FSRL Flying Scotsman Railways Ltd
St Albans Travel Service, 4a Spencer St, St Albans, Herts AL3 5EQ. Tel: 0808 100 4472 (Mon-Fri 0900-1730, Sat 0900-1630) Ticket hotline: +44-1727-866533
Email: scotsman@stalbanstravel.co.uk
FSWK John Fishwick & Sons Travel
Golden Hill Lane, Leyland PR5 2LE Tel: 01772-4212071 Fax: 01772-622407
Email: enquiries@fishwicks.co.uk
HERT Hertfordshire Railtours
PO Box125, Knebworth, Herts SG3 6UA Tel: 01438-812125 Fax: 01438-812122
HRTN Heritage Rail Traction
38 Mason Road, Squires Meadow, Ilkestone, Derbyshire DE7 9JP Tel: 0115-9440613
HRHG Highland Railway Heritage
Flat 1/L, 3 Belleisle St, Glasgow G42 8HL Tel: 01470-592223
IGEB IGE Bahntouristik
Tel: 0049-91251-4066 (Germany)
LULD London Underground Ltd (See Steam on the Met web Site)
Harrow-on-the-Hill Station, Lowlands Road. Harrow, Middx, HA1 1BB
MTCM Maidstone Town Centre Management Initiative Ltd Tel: 01622-678777
NLPG North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group (NELPG)
57 Millview Drive, Tynemouth NE30 2QD Tel: 01642-284906 (6-10pm)
NYMR North Yorkshire Moors Railway
Tel: 01751-472508
OAKL Dr John Oakley
Winchet Lodge, Winchet Hill, Goudhurst, Kent TN17 1JX Tel: 01580-211773 or 01622-832622
PATH Pathfinder Tours
Stag House, Gydynap Lane, Inchbrook, Woodchester, Glos GL5 5EZ Tel: 01453-835414 Fax: 01453-836538: 24hr Info line: 01453-836538
PMRT PMR Tours
PO Box 6203, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1WW Tel: 01335 344000
PPRL Mr D.R.Pepperell
15 Vine Close, Stapleford, Cambridge Tel: 01223-843547
PSTR Past Time Rail Ltd
116 Trent Valley Road, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6EU Tel: 01543-411971 Fax: 01543-417531
email: andy@railcharter.co.uk
RGCY Regency Rail Cruises Ltd
Pullman House, St Thomas Close, Helmshore, Lancs Tel: 01706-240000 Fax: 01706-240003
email: rrc-reservations@zen.co.uk
RTNW Rail Tours North West
799 Blackpool Road, Lea, Preston, Lancs PR2 1QQ Tel: 01704-893583 01772-724996
email: rtnw799@netscapeonline.co.uk
RVRC Rother Valley Railway Co
Tel: 01622-200036
SEHT South Eastern Heritage Trust
SLUG Saltburn Line Users Group
The Spirit of Saltburn, The Old White House, Saltburn Lane, Saltburn-by-the-sea TS12 1HA Tel: 01287-624484
SRPS SRPS Railtours
3 South Cathkin Farm Cottages, Glasgow G73 4RG or
32 Moray Park, Dalgety Bay, Fife, KY11 9UN
Tel: 01383-822944 or 01698-263814 (Mon-Fri, 7pm-9pm)
STAF Steamy Affairs
18 Popes Lane, Terrington St Clement, Norfolk PE34 4NT Tel: 01553-828107
email: stmyaffair@aol.com
TFCY Twenty First Century Trains
Whiteshaw, Denholme, Bradford BD13 4NE Tel: 01274-831298 email:
trains@btinternet.com
TRSP Travelsphere Ltd
Compass House, Rockingham Road. Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7QD Tel: 01858-464818 email:
150@travelsphere.co.uk
TVLG Taw Valley Locomotive Group
38 Mason Road, Squires Meadow. Ilkeston. Derbyshire DE7 9JP Tel: 0115-944 0613
VSOE Venice Simplon Orient Express
Tel: 020 7805 5100
VSON Venice Simplon Orient Express - Northern Belle
Tel: 0161 831 7900
VNTL Vintage Trains Limited
Birmingham Railway Museum, 670 Warwick Road, Tyseley, Birmingham B11 2HL
Tel: 0121-707-4696 Fax: 0121-764-4645 Shakespeare Express Tel: 0121-605-7000 or 01789-299866. Talking timetable: 0121-708-2002
WCRC West Coast Railway Company
Warton Road, Carnforth, Lancs LA5 9HX Tel: 01463-239026 (JACOBITE bookings only) or Tel: 01524-732100 Fax: 01524-735518 (other enquiries)
WSXT Wessex Trains Ltd
25 Caker Stream Road, Alton, Hants GU34 2QF Tel: 080 800 937739 (080800-WESSEX)


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Coaching stock


Set Details
(BN91) Rail Charter Services
BR Mk 1 set "The Overlander"
BR Crimson and cream livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes)
FO: 3100/10/19/31/32/33/44
TSO: 4915/16/46/96, 5008
BCK: 21245 BSK/G: 35469
RBR: 1671, RK: 80041, RMB: 1813
(BN93) Rail Charter Services
BR Mk 1 set "The Pride of the Nation"
LNWR Black/Light blue livery
(Air brake only)
FO: 3097,3120/21/41/46/47/49
BCK: 21269
RBR: 1680/98
(BN94) Rail Charter Services
BR Mk 1 set "The London Standard"
BR Blue/grey livery (formerly in IC rasberry ripple)
(Air brake only)
FO: 3107/15/48
TSO: 4938/39/49/56/59/91/99, 5002/05
BCK: 21246 BFK: 17015
NEA/G 6311
RBR: 1658 RMB: 1832
(BN96) Rail Charter Services
BR Mk 1 set "The Golden Jubilee"
BR Southern Green Livery
(Air brake only)
FO: 3114/23/24/27/50
TSO: 4925/77/86, 5007/23/27/37
BFK: 17023
RBR: 1679/96
(WT01) Wessex Trains
BR Mk 1 set (formerly BN97 set)
BR Maroon livery
to be repainted into Pullman umber/cream livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes, dual steam/electric heating)
(WCRP) West Coast Railway Company
BR ex-Manchester Pullman set
Pullman Umber & Cream livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes, dual steam/electric heating)
(WCRC) West Coast Railway Company
BR Mk 1 set
BR Maroon livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes)
(TY01) Vintage Trains Ltd
BR Mk 1/2 set
BR Chocolate & Cream livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes)
(DAYL) Daylight RailTours
BR Mk 1/2 set "The Green Train"
BR(S) Green livery
(Dual air/vacuum brakes)
(CP01) Riviera Trains
BR Mk 1/2 set
BR(W) Chocolate and cream livery
(Dual air/vacuum brake)
FO: 3098, 3112/22/25/40
TSO: 4927/63, 5009/40
BCK: 21272
RBR: 1692 RMB: 1863
(CP02) Riviera Trains
BR Mk 1/2 set Blue and cream livery
(not yet in service
(Dual air/vacuum brake)
FO: 3223,99540/66/68
TSO: 5879
(SRPS) Scottish Railway Preservation Society
BR Mk 1 set
BR Maroon livery
(Dual air/vacuum brake)
(RGCY) Regency Rail Tours
BR Mk 1 set - Set disbanded in 2000
Blue livery
(Dual air/vacuum brake)
(VSOE) Venice Simplon Orient Express
Pullman cars
Pullman Umber and cream livery
(VSON) Venice Simplon Orient Express Northern Belle
Refirbished Mk 2 set
Maroon and cream livery


Some further details of charter train coaching stock may be found here


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